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The Housing Authority of the City of Buford will receive bids for the appropriate installation to replace field lines at GA091-4, an existing public housing project on Church Street in Duluth. Work shall entail replacement of current field lines leading from two separate septic tanks. Each septic tank serves separate buildings with six bedrooms in each. Sealed bids should be delivered by hand or postal service to the office of the Buford Housing Authority by 11:00 AM on Thursday, the 30th day of August, 2007 . Information may be obtained from the office at 2050 Hutchins Street, Buford, Georgia 30518 or by calling 770-945-5212.

902-10503311,8/9,16,23,30

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The Housing Authority of the City of Buford will receive bids for the repair and/or installation of chain link fencing at certain locations in the existing public housing projects in Buford, Duluth and Sugar Hill. Sealed bids should be delivered by hand or postal service to the office of the Buford Housing Authority by 11:00 AM on Thursday, the 30th day of August, 2007 . Information may be obtained from the office at 2050 Hutchins Street, Buford, Georgia 30518 or by calling 770-945-5212.

902-10503312,8/9,16,23,30

Invitation for Bid No. 111-08, South Fulton Bus

Parking Facility

The Fulton County Schools invites you to submit a bid for furnishing any or all items as listed on the proposal forms provided herein for removal and installation of existing parking lot surface, installation of detention ponds and construct temporary parking near the intersection of Jonesboro Road and Highway 138 in the 9th district and land lot 66 of Fulton County, Georgia.

A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on, Tuesday, August 21, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at the Meadows Operations Center, 5270 Northfield Boulevard, College Park, Georgia 30349.

Sealed Bids will be received subject to the attached terms specified in Section 00200 - Instructions to Bidders, the Operations Division, Contracting Department, The Meadows Operations Center, 5270 Northfield Boulevard, College Park, Georgia 30349. The bids will be received up to 2:30 p.m. local time, as per the Contracting Department time clock, on Friday, September 7, 2007.

Questions regarding the bidding process should be directed to Wilma A. Gibbs-Matthews, Contracting Department via facsimile at (404) 765-7152. Only questions received prior to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 28, 2007 (as per the Contracting Department time clock) will be considered.

Bids are subject to rejection if the signature page is not completed and returned with bid on or before the time specified for the bid opening.

Bid security in the amount of five (5) percent of the lump sum base bid shall accompany each bid. Surety issuing the bid bond shall meet the requirements set forth in Articles 5.10 of the General Conditions. A pre-bid conference will be held in accordance with Section 00325. The bidder is responsible for ensuring that they have complete Bidding Documents including all Addenda provided by the OWNER, prior to the bid due date.

OBTAINING BIDDING DOCUMENTS

Bidding Documents, may be obtained between 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday from:

Jay Avins

Georgia Blue

756 W. Peachtree St.

Atlanta, GA 30308

Phone: 404-872-8383

Fax: 404-872-5553

Email: Atlanta@GABlue.com

Bidder shall provide a check deposit of $100 for each set of Bidding Documents requested made payable to the firm listed above.

The deposit is Non-refundable. Bidders are not eligible for a refund of the deposit.

BIDS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN A SEALED ENVELOPE, ONE BID PER ENVELOPE, PLAINLY MARKED "INVITATION FOR BID NO. 111-08" ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE ENVELOPE, AS WELL AS DATE OF BID OPENING. "NO BIDS" MUST BE INDICATED AS SUCH ALONG WITH THE BID NUMBER ON THE OUTSIDE OF ENVELOPE. FOR IDENTIFICATION PURPOSES, THE VENDOR'S NAME AND COMPLETE ADDRESS MUST BE CLEARLY PRINTED OR TYPED ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE ENVELOPE. FAXED RESPONSES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

VISIT US AT OUR WEBSITE www.fcspurchasingdept.org

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FOR BID

FOR

Provision and

Installation of

Water System

Instrumentation and

Monitoring

BL164-07

The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners is soliciting competitive sealed bids from qualified contractors for the Provision and Installation of Water System Instrumentation and Monitoring. Sealed bids will be received by the Gwinnett County Purchasing Office, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045 until 2:50 P.M. local time on Monday, September 24, 2007 and then publicly opened and read aloud at 3:00 P.M. Any bid received after 2:50 P.M. will not be accepted. Bid envelope must be marked on the outside with Bid Number, name of Bidder, date and time of opening.

Work required under this Contract includes furnishing materials, labor, equipment, and services required for the installation of fully operational insertion-type McCrometer, Inc. flow meters and pressure indicating transmitters at ten (10) locations on water mains in the water distribution system including interfacing with the County's communications system, with all required tie-ins and appurtenances.

It is strongly suggested that the contractor visit all flow monitoring sites during the bid period to demonstrate a complete and through understanding of the scope of work of this monitoring installation project. The Contractor shall not be compensated for installation expenses that were not anticipated during preparation of this bid.

Construction Drawings and Specifications are available for viewing at:

Gwinnett County Purchasing Office

Third Floor

75 Langley Drive

Lawrenceville, GA. 30045

Gwinnett County Dept. of Water Resources

684 Winder Highway

Lawrenceville, GA. 30045

Hazen and Sawyer, P.C.

5775 Peachtree Dunwoody Road

Suite D-520

Atlanta, GA 30342

Phone 404-459-6363

Fax 404-459-6362

Specifications may be purchased from Hazen and Sawyer, P.C. at the above address for a non-refundable fee of $100.00. Only complete sets will be issued.

A pre-bid conference is scheduled for 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at the Lanier Filter Plant, 2203 Buford Dam Road, Buford, Georgia, 30518. All bidders are strongly urged to attend.

Questions regarding bids should be submitted to Susan Eckert, Purchasing Associate II, at fax 770-822-8728, or email susan.eckert@gwinnettcounty.com no later than 5:00 p.m. local time, Friday, September 14, 2007. Bids are legal and binding upon the bidder when submitted.

Bids in the case of Corporations not chartered in Georgia, must be accompanied by proper certification stating that said Corporation is authorized to do business in the State of Georgia.

No Bidder may withdraw his Bid within sixty (60) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

Bidder agrees to complete the Contract awarded within the "allowable calendar days for completion" from the date of the "Notice to Proceed" and he further agrees that the Owner may retain from the monies which may become due the amount of $250.00 per monitoring site and $250.00 per day for each and every day that the completion of the work may be delayed.

All Bidders are required to submit a Bid Bond or a certified check made payable to the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners in the amount of five percent (5%) of the total amount bid. The Bid Bond or certified check must be enclosed in the envelope with the sealed bid. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a contract Performance Bond and Payment Bond, each in the sum of 100% of the total amount bid and provide insurance coverage as required by the contract documents.

Bonding Company must be licensed to do business in Georgia, licensed to do business by the Georgia Secretary of State, authorized to do business in Georgia by the Georgia Insurance Department, listed in the Department of the Treasury's Publication of Companies Holding Certificates of Authority as Acceptable Surety on Federal Bonds and as Acceptable Reinsuring Companies and have an A.M. Best rating of A-V or higher.

All bonds must be submitted on forms provided by Gwinnett County and agencies providing bonds and insurance should provide proof that they meet the criteria outlined in the bid and contract documents.

The County will award the Contract to the lowest "qualified" bidder, subject with the Owner's right to reject any or all bids, to waive technicalities, and to make an award deemed in its best interests. With limited response, Gwinnett County reserves the right to extend the solicitation opening date as appropriate in order to assure a competitive procurement process.

GWINNETT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONER

902-07579049,8/16,30

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FOR BID

OLD NORCROSS

ROAD BRIDGE,

CULVERT AND ROADWAY DRAINAGE

IMPROVEMENTS

BL162-07

Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners is soliciting sealed bids from qualified contractors to provide all labor, equipment and materials for the Construction of Old Norcross Road at Shetley Creek and Old Norcross Road (Steve Reynolds to Landington Way) Bridge, Culvert and Roadway Drainage Improvements for the Gwinnett County Department of Transportation.

Bids will be received at the Gwinnett County Purchasing Office, Third Floor, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045-6900, no later than 2:50 P.M. local time Thursday, September 13, 2007. Bids received after 2:50 P.M. will not be accepted. Bids will be publicly opened and read at 3:00 P.M. Bids should be submitted in duplicate in a sealed envelope of sufficient size with the following clearly typed or printed on the outside: Bid Number, Date and Hour of Opening, and Submitting Company Name. Apparent bid results will be available the following business day on our website www.gwinnettcounty.com.

Project F-0045 (4335) Old Norcross Road at Shetley Creek and F-0559 Old Norcross Road (Steve Reynolds to Landington Way) consists of 1.051 miles of horizontal and vertical alignment, right turn lanes, asphalt paving, sidewalk, curb and gutter, structures and striping.

Bidding documents are available for viewing at the Gwinnett County Purchasing Office at the above address. A complete set of plans and documents may be purchased for Eighty Dollars ($80.00) per set, non-refundable, from Moreland Altobelli Associates, Inc., 2211 Beaver Ruin Road, Suite 190, Norcross, Georgia 30071, phone 770-263-5945.

Questions regarding Bidding Documents, Drawings and Specifications should be directed to Debra Parmer, Purchasing Supervisor at telephone 770-822-8733, e-mail debra.parmer@gwinnettcounty.com or facsimile 770-822-8735, no later than Tuesday, September 4, 2007.

A five percent (5%) bid bond must be submitted with the bid. Successful contractor(s) will be required to provide a one hundred percent (100%) payment and one hundred percent (100%) performance bond as well as a certificate of insurance fulfilling requirements as stated in the bid documents. Surety and insurance companies must have an AM Best rating of A-6 or greater, be listed in the Federal Registry of Companies holding Certificates of Authority and Acceptable Sureties on Federal Bonds, be licensed by the Georgia Insurance Department and the Georgia Secretary of State to do business in the State of Georgia.

Gwinnett County does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to its programs or activities. Any requests for reasonable accommodations required by individuals to fully participate in any open meeting, program or activity of Gwinnett County Government should be directed to Percy Scott, Gwinnett County Justice and Administration Center, 770- 822-7016.

Award will be made to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder. Gwinnett County reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive technicalities, and to make an award as deemed in its best interest.

GWINNETT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

902-07579050,8/16,30

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City of Buford

2300 Buford Highway

Buford, GA 30518

Little Mill Road Sidewalk Improvements (Phase I)

Separate sealed Bids for the construction of Little Mill Road Sidewalk Improvements (Phase I) will be received by the City of Buford at the City Manager's office located at City Hall, 2300 Buford Highway, Buford, Georgia 30518 until 2:00 P.M., local time on September 24, 2007, and then publicly opened and read aloud at 2:15 P.M. Any bid received after said time and date will not be accepted by the City.

No proposal will be considered unless it is accompanied by satisfactory evidence that the Bidder holds Georgia State Contractor's License of proper classification and in full force and effect, in compliance with Act. O.C.G.A. 43-14.

The Contract Documents, consisting of Advertisement for Bids, Information for Bidders, Bid, Bid Security, Agreement, General Conditions, Supplementary Conditions, Payment Bond, Performance Bond, Notice of Award, Notice to Proceed, Change Order, Drawings, Certificate of Substantial Completion, Specifications and Addenda may be examined at the following locations:

City Manager

Buford City Hall

2300 Buford Highway

Buford, Ga. 30518

F.W. Dodge Plan Room

4170 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Suite 200

Atlanta, Georgia 30319

AGC Builders Exchange

1940 The Exchange, Suite 300

Atlanta, Georgia 30339

Keck & Wood, Inc.

2425 Commerce Ave.

Building 2100, Suite 300

Duluth, Georgia 30096

Reed Construction Data (Online Plan Room)

www.reedconstructiondata.com

Sets of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the office of Keck & Wood, Inc., the Engineer, upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of $ 150.00 for each set.

Special Conditions: The City of Buford shall comply with O.C.G.A. § 36-91-20 as amended for mandatory pre-qualification of prospective bidders. Therefore, interested bidders should obtain a Pre-Qualification Application from the Rhonda Cunningham, Buford City Hall, 2300 Buford Highway, Buford, Georgia 30518, (770) 945-6761. This Pre-Qualification Application must be completed and sent to the Keck & Wood, Inc. office at 2425 Commerce Ave., Bldg. 2100, Suite 300, Duluth, GA 30096 no later than 2:00 P.M., September 6, 2007. Any pre-qualification application received after this date and time will not be accepted. A list of pre-qualified bidders should be available at 4:00 P.M., September 13, 2007.

A mandatory pre-bid conference is scheduled for 10:00 A.M. on September 18, 2007 at City of Buford, 2300 Buford Highway, Buford, Georgia 30518. All pre-qualified bidders are required to attend.

S/ Bryan Kerlin

City Manager

August 16, 2007

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LEGAL NOTICE

INTRODUCTION

The City of Dacula is seeking an experienced consultant to prepare the City's Comprehensive Plan 2008-2030 in accordance with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs Standards and Procedures for Local Comprehensive Planning "Local Planning Requirements" effective May 1, 2005.

SCOPE OF SERVICES

The project will involve preparation of the entire plan in accordance with the above referenced DCA Standards including the following specific tasks: (Please note that Gwinnett County is to provide the data collection and technical appendices tasks.)

• Data collection and analysis to be provided Gwinnett County

• Preparation of required technical appendices to be provided Gwinnett County

THE CONSULTANT IS TO COMPLETE ALL OTHER TASKS

• Facilitating participatory exercises to help stakeholders and citizens decide on vision for the community

• Development and implementation of a community participation program

• Preparation of a recommended plan

• Preparation of the community agenda document

• Preparation of a set of digital and hard copy maps

• Review of existing zoning, other ordinances, and land use regulations and recommended changes to make them consistent with the new comprehensive plan

• Attendance at meetings with staff, elected officials, stakeholders, citizens and other parties as necessary

• Facilitating public meetings of various types (workshops, hearings, etc.)

• Coaching existing staff and citizen volunteers through the planning process

• Coordinate and schedule the final adoption of the comprehensive plan in accordance with the previously referenced DCA standards

• Provide line item for optional service offerings including developing a local major thoroughfare plan

Additionally, the consultant will assist the City in developing a detailed scope of work for the entire plan incorporating the respective tasks listed above and any associated tasks groups necessary to complete the Plan in accordance with previously referenced DCA Standards.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The response should address the following minimum requirements:

1. Brief description o the firm, including the number of years the firm has been in existence, range of professional services offered, office locations, and staff size.

2. Identify the consultant's principal contact person for the project with the City including email address.

3. Identify key personnel and their qualifications, education, and related work experience who will work on the project.

4. Lists of similar projects completed by the firm and related key personnel in the last 10 years.

5. Project understanding (Provide a statement that the consultant understands the community's planning needs).

6. Overall Project Approach (identify the proposed approach to the project including a detailed work program which will form the basis for the detailed scope of services).

7. The consultant should provide detailed information on the mapping approach in the project. Digital mapping specifics should include hardware, software, data sets, sources and other metadata.

8. Describe the consultant's familiarity with the community and project.

9. Provide estimated schedule for completion of the project activities. Describe in particular the estimated time necessary for the firm and key personnel to become sufficiently familiar/oriented to the project background in order to undertake substantive work on the project.

10. The City will require a cost multiplier contract form, with a Not-To-Exceed Total Cost Limit. Please list the hourly rates for key people to be assigned to the project, including any overhead mark-up or multiplier as applicable. Provide a list or description of any other costs, reimbursables, fees, etc. associated with your services that would not be included in your hourly rates.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND PROPOSAL DEADLINE

All questions regarding this RFP should be in writing and directed to: Jim Osborn, City Manager, 442 Harbins Road, Dacula, Georgia 30019, fax (770) 513-2187. Ten (10) hard copies of the proposal must be received no later than 3:00 PM. on Thursday, October 4, 2007 at Dacula City Hall, 442 Harbins Road, Dacula, Georgia 30019. Proposals received after that deadline will not be considered. No fax or electronic submittals will be accepted.

SELECTION PROCESS

The services being sought under this RFP are considered to be professional in nature. Consequently, the evaluation of proposals will be based upon consideration of the demonstrated qualifications, capabilities, familiarity with project, and fee proposal of the respondents that will result in an award in the best interest of the City. Fee basis will be a contributing, not sole deciding factor in the selection process. Overall factors to be considered in the evaluation include:

• Firms History and Capability to Perform Project

• Qualifications of Project Personnel

• Relevant Project Experience

• Familiarity with Area and Project

• Project Approach and Schedule

• References for Previous Similar Projects

• Fee Basis

The City reserves the right to conduct interviews as part of the selection process.

Final selection will be made by the City Council.

• Additional Conditions. The City reserves the right to reject any or all proposals received; to request additional information; to utilize outside assistance in evaluating proposals; to waive informalities; and to extend the deadline for submittals. The City assumes no responsibility or obligation to the respondents and will make no payment for any costs associated with preparation or submission of the proposal.

For additional information, please contact City Administrator, Jim Osborn at Dacula City Hall (770)963-7451 or E-mail jimosborn@charter.net to obtain a complete bid package.

Jim Osborn, City Administrator

City of Dacula

902-06584600,8/30,9/6,13,20,27

SECTION 00020

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FOR BIDS

CITY OF

LAWRENCEVILLE,

GEORGIA

PROJECT NAME:

BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

ON HWY. 81 OVER

THE ALCOVY RIVER

IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

FOR THE

CITY OF

LAWRENCEVILLE,

GEORGIA

Sealed Bids for the Bridge Replacement on Hwy. 81 over the Alcovy River improvement project will be received at the Lawrenceville City Hall, main level, Council Chambers, 70 South Clayton Street, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046, until 10:00 A.M. 5 Oct 2007. The project consists of approximately 3500 linear feet of natural gas pipe main on Hwy. 81. Proposals will then be publicly opened and read aloud in the City of Lawrenceville Council Chambers. No bid may be withdrawn after the closing time for the receipt of bids.

Work to Be Done: The work to be performed by the General Contractor consists of but not limited to the installation of four (4") inch steel gas main and two (2) steel farm taps. The General Contractor will also install all associated valves, tie ins, hot taps, bypasses, and services as needed. They will also need to perform various directional bores an erosion control methods according to D.O.T. standards.

Specifications and Contract Documents: Specifications and Contract Documents will be on file at the City of Lawrenceville, Georgia, City Hall, on 30 Aug 2007. Advertisement of this project will start on 30 Aug 2007, in the City's legal organ. Copies of the Specifications and Contract Documents may be obtained from City Hall located at 70 South Clayton Street, Phone (770) 963-2414, upon payment in the amount of $25.00 (non refundable), for each set starting on 30 Aug 2007 . Bidder's street address, phone number, and fax number must be provided to ensure prompt delivery of any addenda. All contractors, subcontractors and distributors must be registered with The City of Lawrenceville by 1 Oct 2007. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on 1 Oct 2007 , 10:00 AM at the Main Level, Council Chambers of the Lawrenceville City Hall located at 70 South Clayton Street.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive informalities, and to re-advertise.

City of Lawrenceville

By:

Rex Millsaps, Mayor

902-06584727,8/30

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OF PRELIMINARY PLANS

SUGARLOAF PARKWAY

EXTENSION MAJOR

ROADWAY

IMPROVEMENTS

BL171-07

The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners will be soliciting competitive sealed bids from qualified contractors for the Construction of Sugarloaf Parkway Extension Major Roadway Improvements for the Gwinnett County Department of Transportation

Bids will be received Thursday, October 11, 2007 . Final construction plans and a full set of bid documents will be issued in the upcoming weeks.

This project consists of the extension of Sugarloaf parkway from SR 20 to New Hope Road. The project is 2.7 miles with approximately 2.23 miles of new construction of a four lane divided high way with a 44' depressed median, approximately 0.47 miles of widening on existing Sugarloaf Parkway. In addition, approximately 0.47 miles of widening on SR 20, and relocation of approximately 0.96 miles of New Hope Road including a Single Point Urban Interchange.

Preliminary plans are available for viewing at the Gwinnett County Purchasing Office at the above address. A set of preliminary plans may be purchased for Twenty Dollars ($20.00) per set, non-refundable, from Moreland Altobelli Associates, Inc., 2211 Beaver Ruin Road, Suite 190, Norcross, Georgia 30071, phone 770-263-5945.

Questions regarding Bidding Documents, Drawings and Specifications should be directed to Debra Parmer, Purchasing Supervisor at telephone 770-822-8733, e-mail debra.parmer@gwinnettcounty.com or facsimile 770-822-8735.

902-07579461,8/30,9/6

NOTICE

In an effort to better serve the Citizens and Supplier Community and to increase competition information regarding Gwinnett County solicitations is available from the following sources: Gwinnett Daily Post (newspaper), Gwinnett County Web Site www.gwinnettcounty.com, Gwinnett County Cable TV Channel 23 at 5:00 p.m. and the Solicitation Center located at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, Purchasing Division, Third Floor, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045.

ADVERTISEMENTS

FOR BIDS

BID NUMBER;

DESCRIPTION; OPENING DATE; OPENING TIME

RP031-07; GWINNETT INTEGRATED CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION SYSTEM; OCTOBER 18, 2007; 3:00 P.M.

RP034-07; PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT AND BALANCES SCORECARD SOFTWARE AND IMPLEMENTATION SERVICES; SEPTEMBER 21, 2007; 3:00 P.M.

BL165-07; PURCHASE OF DUCTILE IRON PIPE AND FITTINGS ON AN ANNUAL CONTRACT WITH 1 OPTION TO RENEW; SEPTEMBER 13, 2007; 3:00 P.M.

BL166-07; PURCHASE OF WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS; SEPTEMBER 27, 2007; 3:00 P.M.

BL170-07; SALE OF PROPERTY, OLD FIRE STATION #12; SEPTEMBER 19, 2007; 3:00 P.M.

BL172-07; PURCHASE OF WATER METERS ON AN ANNUAL CONTRACT; SEPTEMBER 13, 2007; 3:00 P.M.

BL173-07; CREATIVE SERVICES ON AN ANNUAL CONTRACT; SEPTEMBER 17, 2007; 3:00 P.M.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL (770) 822-8720

GWINNETT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

902-07579462,8/30

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FOR BID

Reuse Pipeline and Diffuser to Lake Lanier -

Contract 2 and Associated Road Improvements

BL163-07

The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners is soliciting competitive sealed bids from qualified contractors for the Reuse Pipeline and Diffuser to Lake Lanier - Contract 2 and Associated Road Improvements. Sealed bids will be received by the Gwinnett County Purchasing Office, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045 until 2:50 P.M. local time on Wednesday, October 31, 2007 and then publicly opened and read aloud at 3:00 P.M. Any bid received after 2:50 P.M. will not be accepted. Bid envelope must be marked on the outside with Bid Number, name of Bidder, date and time of opening. Contractor providing the utility work must have a current valid Utility Contractors License.

DWR: Furnish all labor, materials, equipment and appurtenances required for the construction of new 72 inch reuse water pipeline as shown on the drawings and specified herein. The work shall be complete, in place and ready for continuous service. DOT: Intersection improvements at Old Suwanee Road and Secret Cove.

Construction Drawings and Specifications are available for viewing at:

Gwinnett County Purchasing Office

Third Floor

75 Langley Drive

Lawrenceville, GA. 30045

Gwinnett County Dept. of Water Resources

684 Winder Highway

Lawrenceville, GA. 30045

Parsons

5390 Triangle Parkway, Suite 100

Norcross, GA 30092

Tom Corbin

678-969-2365

Specifications may be purchased from Parsons at the above address for a non-refundable fee of $350.00. Only complete sets will be issued.

Special Conditions: The Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources shall comply with O.C.G.A § 36-91-20 as amended for mandatory pre-qualification of prospective bidders. Therefore, interested bidders should obtain a Pre-Qualification Application, from the Gwinnett County Purchasing Office, 75 Langley Drive, 3rd Floor, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045 (Telephone No. 770-822-8720) or online at www.GwinnettCounty.com. Sealed pre-qualification applications will be received by the Gwinnett County Purchasing Office, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045 until 2:00 P.M. local time on Thursday, September 20, 2007. Any pre-qualification application received after this date and time will not be accepted. A list of pre-qualified bidders should be available at 4 PM, on Friday, September 28, 2007.

A pre-bid conference is scheduled for 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at the Gwinnett County Purchasing Division, 75 Langley Drive, 3rd Floor, Lawrenceville, GA 30045. All pre-qualified bidders are strongly urged to attend.

Questions regarding bids should be submitted in writing to Bryant Davis, Purchasing Supervisor, at fax 770-822-8728, or email bryant.davis@gwinnettcounty.com no later than 3:00 p.m. local time, Tuesday, October 16, 2007. Bids are legal and binding upon the bidder when submitted.

Retainage Information: Bidders are hereby notified that when awarded, the contract for this work will comply with the requirements of OCGA #13-10-81 which requires that interest be paid on any retainages. Simple interest will be calculated, using the monthly yield from the Local Government Investment Pool, on the (retainage) interest due. Such amount will be paid to the contractor upon project completion.

Bids in the case of Corporations not chartered in Georgia, must be accompanied by proper certification stating that said Corporation is authorized to do business in the State of Georgia.

No Bidder may withdraw his Bid within sixty (60) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

Bidder agrees to complete the Contract awarded within the "allowable calendar days for completion" from the date of the "Notice to Proceed" and he further agrees that the Owner may retain from the monies which may become due the amount of $1500.00 dollars/day (DWR) and $750 dollars/day (DOT) for each and every day that the completion of the work may be delayed.

All Bidders are required to submit a Bid Bond or a certified check made payable to the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners in the amount of five percent (5%) of the total amount bid. The Bid Bond or certified check must be enclosed in the envelope with the sealed bid. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a contract Performance Bond and Payment Bond, each in the sum of 100% of the total amount bid and provide insurance coverage as required by the contract documents.

Bonding Company must be licensed to do business in Georgia, licensed to do business by the Georgia Secretary of State, authorized to do business in Georgia by the Georgia Insurance Department, listed in the Department of the Treasury's Publication of Companies Holding Certificates of Authority as Acceptable Surety on Federal Bonds and as Acceptable Reinsuring Companies and have an A.M. Best rating of A-V or higher.

All bonds must be submitted on forms provided by Gwinnett County and agencies providing bonds and insurance should provide proof that they meet the criteria outlined in the bid and contract documents.

The County will award the Contract to the lowest "qualified" bidder, subject with the Owner's right to reject any or all bids, to waive technicalities, and to make an award deemed in its best interests. With limited response, Gwinnett County reserves the right to extend the solicitation opening date as appropriate in order to assure a competitive procurement process.

GWINNETT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONER

902-07579463,8/30,9/13

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OF BID

FOR

Reuse Pipeline and Diffuser to Lake Lanier,

Contract 3

BL167-07

The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners is soliciting competitive sealed bids from qualified contractors for the Reuse Pipeline and Diffuser to Lake Lanier, Contract 3. Sealed bids will be received by the Gwinnett County Purchasing Office, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045 until 2:50 P.M. local time on Wednesday, November 14, 2007 opened and read aloud at 3:00 P.M. Any bid received after 2:50 P.M. will not be accepted. Bid envelope must be marked on the outside with Bid Number, name of Bidder, date and time of opening. Contractor providing the utility work must have a current valid Utility Contractors License.

Furnish all labor, materials, equipment, incidentals, and appurtenances required for the construction of a sub-aqueous outfall new On-Shore and Off-Shore 72-inch reuse outfall pipeline and diffuser in Lake Lanier as shown on the Drawings and specified herein. The Work shall be complete, in place, and ready for continuous service. The Work includes connections to facilities provided under other contracts and/or provided by others as shown in the contract documents. Work will include the installation of approximately 5,800 LF of 72" diameter off-shore water reuse steel pipeline; approximately 720 LF of diffuser varying in diameter from 72" to 36"; approximately 400 LF of 54"/36"/24" diameter on-shore water reuse ductile iron pipeline, and all work as shown on the drawings and/or as specified from Shoal Creek Pump Station Road, to Lake Lanier near Buford, GA.

Construction Drawings and Specifications are available for viewing at:

Gwinnett County Purchasing Office

Third Floor

75 Langley Drive

Lawrenceville, GA. 30045

Gwinnett County Dept. of Water Resources

684 Winder Highway

Lawrenceville, GA. 30045

Parsons Engineering Science

5390 Triangle Parkway, Suite 100

Norcross, GA 30092

Phone: 770-446-4900

Attn: Mr. Chuck Mangan

Construction Drawings and Specifications may be purchased from the above-referenced firm for a non-refundable fee of $350.00. Only complete sets will be issued.

Special Conditions: The Gwinnett County Department of ater Resources shall comply with O.C.G.A § 36-91-20 as amended for mandatory pre-qualification of prospective bidders. Therefore, interested bidders should obtain a Pre-Qualification Application, from the Gwinnett County Purchasing Office, 75 Langley Drive, 3rd Floor, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045 (Telephone No. 770-822-8720) or online at www.GwinnettCounty.com. Sealed pre-qualification applications will be received by the Gwinnett County Purchasing Office, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045 until 2:00 P.M. local time on Thursday, September 27, 2007. Any pre-qualification application received after this date and time will not be accepted. A list of pre-qualified bidders should be available at 4 PM local time,Thursday, October 4, 2007.

An on-site pre-bid conference is scheduled for 10:00 A.M. local time on Thursday, October 18, 2007 at the Lanier Filter Plant Auditorium, 2601 Buford Dam Road, Buford, GA 30518. All pre-qualified bidders and other interested parties are strongly urged to attend.

Questions regarding bids should be submitted to Marilyn Wegener, Purchasing Associate III, at fax 770-822-8728, or email Marilyn.wegener@gwinnettcounty.com no later than 3:00 p.m. local time, Thursday, October 25, 2007. Bids are legal and binding upon the bidder when submitted.

Retainage Information: Bidders are hereby notified that when awarded, the contract for this work will comply with the requirements of OCGA #13-10-81 which requires that interest be paid on any retainages. Simple interest will be calculated, using the monthly yield from the Local Government Investment Pool, on the (retainage) interest due. Such amount will be paid to the contractor upon project completion.

Bids in the case of Corporations not chartered in Georgia, must be accompanied by proper certification stating that said Corporation is authorized to do business in the State of Georgia.

No Bidder may withdraw his Bid within sixty (60) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

Bidder agrees to complete the Contract awarded within the "allowable calendar days for completion" from the date of the "Notice to Proceed" and he further agrees that the Owner may retain from the monies which may become due the amount of $1,500.00 per day for each and every day that the completion of the work may be delayed.

All Bidders are required to submit a Bid Bond or a certified check made payable to the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners in the amount of five percent (5%) of the total amount bid. The Bid Bond or certified check must be enclosed in the envelope with the sealed bid. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a contract Performance Bond and Payment Bond, each in the sum of 100% of the total amount bid and provide insurance coverage as required by the contract documents.

Bonding Company must be licensed to do business in Georgia, licensed to do business by the Georgia Secretary of State, authorized to do business in Georgia by the Georgia Insurance Department, listed in the Department of the Treasury's Publication of Companies Holding Certificates of Authority as Acceptable Surety on Federal Bonds and as Acceptable Reinsuring Companies and have an A.M. Best rating of A-X or higher.

All bonds must be submitted on forms provided by Gwinnett County and agencies providing bonds and insurance should provide proof that they meet the criteria outlined in the bid and contract documents.

The County will award the Contract to the lowest "qualified" bidder, subject with the Owner's right to reject any or all bids, to waive technicalities, and to make an award deemed in its best interests. With limited response, Gwinnett County reserves the right to extend the solicitation opening date as appropriate in order to assure a competitive procurement process.

GWINNETT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

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ADVERTISEMENT

FOR BID

HEWATT ROAD

SAFETY ALIGNMENT

IMPROVEMENTS

BL169-07

Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners is soliciting sealed bids from qualified contractors to provide all labor, equipment and materials for the Construction of Hewatt Road at Martin Nash Road Safety and Alignment Improvements for the Gwinnett County Department of Transportation.

Bids will be received at the Gwinnett County Purchasing Office, Third Floor, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045-6900, no later than 2:50 P.M. local time Thursday, September 20, 2007. Bids received after 2:50 P.M. will not be accepted. Bids will be publicly opened and read at 3:00 P.M. Bids should be submitted in duplicate in a sealed envelope of sufficient size with the following clearly typed or printed on the outside: Bid Number, Date and Hour of Opening, and Submitting Company Name. Apparent bid results will be available the following business day on our website www.gwinnettcounty.com.

Project M-0084 Hewatt Road at Martin Nash Road consists of 0.246 miles of road alignment, asphalt paving, curb and gutter and striping.

Bidding documents are available for viewing at the Gwinnett County Purchasing Office at the above address. A complete set of plans and documents may be purchased for Fifty Dollars ($50.00) per set, non-refundable, from Moreland Altobelli Associates, Inc., 2211 Beaver Ruin Road, Suite 190, Norcross, Georgia 30071, phone 770-263-5945.

Questions regarding Bidding Documents, Drawings and Specifications should be directed to Debra Parmer, Purchasing Supervisor at telephone 770-822-8733, e-mail debra.parmer@gwinnettcounty.com or facsimile 770-822-8735, no later than Monday, September 10, 2007.

A five percent (5%) bid bond must be submitted with the bid. Successful contractor(s) will be required to provide a one hundred percent (100%) payment and one hundred percent (100%) performance bond as well as a certificate of insurance fulfilling requirements as stated in the bid documents. Surety and insurance companies must have an AM Best rating of A-6 or greater, be listed in the Federal Registry of Companies holding Certificates of Authority and Acceptable Sureties on Federal Bonds, be licensed by the Georgia Insurance Department and the Georgia Secretary of State to do business in the State of Georgia.

Gwinnett County does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to its programs or activities. Any requests for reasonable accommodations required by individuals to fully participate in any open meeting, program or activity of Gwinnett County Government should be directed to Percy Scott, Gwinnett County Justice and Administration Center, 770- 822-7016.

Award will be made to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder. Gwinnett County reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive technicalities, and to make an award as deemed in its best interest.

GWINNETT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

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REQUEST FOR

PROPOSALS TO

PROVIDE

RESIDENTIAL

SOLID WASTE AND

RECYCLING SERVICES

FOR THE CITY

OF GRAYSON

The City of Grayson, Georgia is soliciting competitive sealed proposal from qualified solid waste and recycling providers to provide residential refuse, solid waste, recycling, yard waste and white goods collection services for the City of Grayson. Sealed proposals will be received by the City Administrator for the City of Grayson, 475 Grayson, Parkway, Grayson, Georgia 30017 until 3:30 p.m. on Friday, September 14, 2007. Proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud at the public proposal opening scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Monday, September 17, 2007 at Grayson City Hall. Any proposal received after 3:30 p.m. on Friday, September 14, 2007 will not be accepted. The proposal must be in a sealed envelope and marked "Residential Solid Waste and Recycling Service" and contain the name of the proposer and the date and time of the bid opening.

The services to be provided under this proposal and the contract based on this process includes the furnishing of solid waste containers, recycling containers, and collection of residential solid waste, recyclables, yard trimmings and white goods on a specific day each week, 52 weeks per year and other necessary items and services related to residential refuse collection. All services performed and materials provided must be performed and provided in accordance with all state, county and city standards. Proposal information and Proposal packets are available from the City Administrator of the City of Grayson at 475 Grayson Parkway, Grayson, Georgia 30017, and may be obtained beginning Tuesday, August 28, 2007 during regular business hours.

Proposers are required to submit a proposal bond or a certified check made payable to the City of Grayson in the amount of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00). The proposal bond or certified check must be enclosed in the envelope with the sealed proposal. The successful proposer will be required to furnish a contract performance bond in the amount of Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00).

The City of Grayson will award the contract to a qualified proposer subject to the City's right to reject any and all proposals, to waive technicalities, irregularities and/or informalities and to make an award deemed in the best interest of the citizens of Grayson. Price shall not be the sole consideration in awarding the contract.

Mayor and Council

City of Grayson

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ADVERTISEMENT

FOR BIDS

The City of Norcross will receive separate sealed bids for Norcross Cultural Arts and Community Center (NCACC) ADA improvements Project at 65 Lawrenceville Street, 2nd Floor Reception, Norcross, Georgia, 30071 until 2:00 P.M. local time on September 26, 2007. Any bid received after said time and date will not be accepted by the City. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 2:15 P. M. September 26, 2007. The information for bidders, Form of Contract, Specifications, and other contract documents may be obtained at the following location:

Mr. Rip Robertson-

Community Center Director

City of Norcross

10 College Street

Norcross Georgia. 30071

The work to be completed consists of furnishing all labor, materials and equipment to meet the requirements for the Americans with Disabilities Act for accessibility to the Norcross Cultural Arts and Community Center (NCACC) in the City of Norcross. The owner reserves the right to waive any informalities and any technicalities, and to reject any or all bids.

There will be a pre bid conference on September 5, 2007 at 10:00 A.M. at the Norcross Cultural Arts and Community Center (NCACC), 10 College Street, Norcross 30071. All bidders are encouraged to attend this conference.

The Information for Bidders, Bid Proposal Form, Form of Agreement, Drawings, Specifications, and bid forms of Bid Bond, Performance Bond, Payment Bond, Bidders Qualifications Forms, and other Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:

Norcross City Hall

City of Norcross

65 Lawrenceville Street

Norcross, Ga. 30071

(770) 448-2122

McGraw-Hill Construction Dodge

4170 Ashford-Dunwoody Road

Suite 200

Atlanta, Ga. 30319

(404) 255-2565

Reed Construction Data

30 Tectnology Parkway South

Suite 100

Norcross, Georgia 30092

(770) 849-6420

AGC Builders Exchange

1940 The Exchange, Siute 100

Atlanta, Ga. 30340

(678)298-4130

LDI Ga-

1575 Northside Drive, Suite 408

Atlanta, GA 30318

(404) 355-3650

ACP

1503 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 50

Marietta, GA 30062

National Association of Minority Contractors

75 Piedmnt Avenue, Suite 906

Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 688-6996

Hispanic Contractors Association GA

3080 Presidential Drive, Suite 105

Atlanta, GA 30340

(678) 205-0651

Contract Documents, Specifications, and Plans may be picked up from the following for a non-refundable fee of $25.00 per set:

Norcross Cultural Arts and Community Center (NCACC)

City of Norcross

10 College Street

Norcross Georgia. 30071

Attention of bidders is particularly called to the requirements regarding conditions of employment and minimum wage rates to be paid on this project, and that the contractor and subcontractor must comply with all Federal, State, and local requirements. Minority and female owned firms are encouraged to participate in this federally funded project. Procurement will be in compliance with the Common Rule, 24 CFR 84.40-46. Potential respondents are particularly called to the requirements of Title VI; Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 24 CFR 570.602; and Executive Order 11246- Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. The work to be performed under this contract is subject to the requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended, 12 USC 1701u (Section 3). The purpose of Section 3 is to ensure employment and other economic opportunities generated by HUD assistance or HUD-assisted projects covered by Section 3, shall to greatest extent feasible, be directed to low-and very-low income persons, particularly persons who recipients of HUD assistance for housing. For more information on Section 3, contact the Fair Housing Act and Equal Opportunity representatives of HUD at (404) 331-5001, Ext. 2473. Neither the United States nor any of the departments, agencies, or employees is or will be a party of any contract awarded pursuant to this invitation to bid.

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